Monday, J. Cole finally let the world know when his sophomore album would be released. Born Sinner will drop on June 25 as Cole took to Twitter to announce the news. It was previously thought that the North Carolina emcee/producer’s second album would see a January release date from the release of previous reports and a video trailer, which suggested such.

Immortal Technique announced exclusively to HipHopDX that both he and his group will be releasing albums in 2013. Tech’s The Martyr 2 has no release date yet but will also be accompanied by a Rebel Armz release this year.

“I’ll be able to put out The Middle Passage, ‘The Martyr [2]’ and me, [Poison] Pen, Diabolic and the rest of the crew have been kicking the idea around a lot about doing a Rebel Armz album and I think it’s overdue,” Immortal Technique said. “The Rebel Armz album [with] Immortal Technique and the whole fuckin’ squad is gonna happen. It’s going down.”

Goodie Mob announced last week that they would be releasing a new album. The Dungeon Family group will release Age Against The Machine on June 18. What was initially called We Sell Drugs Too, the album will be Goodie Mob’s sixth.

View the rest of the retail releases coming soon below, and on DX’s Release Dates page.

April 9

Tyga – Hotel California
Rich Boy – Break The Pot
Silent Knight – Busy Is My Best Friend II

April 16

Homeboy Sandman – Kool Herc: Fertile Crescent
Illogic & Blockhead – Capture The Sun
Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge – Twelve Reasons To Die
N.O.R.E. (as P.A.P.I.) – Student Of The Game
Ryan Leslie – Black Mozart

April 20

Styles P & Scram Jones – Float

April 23 – #willPOWER
Talib Kweli – Prisoner Of Consciousness
Kid CuDi – Indicud
Snoop Lion – Reincarnated 

April 24

Mitchy Slick – Feet Match The Paint

April 30

Chrisette Michele – Better
LL Cool J – Authentic
R.A. The Rugged Man – Legends Never Die
Rittz – The Life & Times Of Johnny Valiant

May 7

Trae Tha Truth – Down South Slangin 39
The-Dream – Fourplay

Havoc – 13
Gene The Southern Child & Parallel Thought – Artillery Splurgin’

May 14

Eve – Lip Lock

May 21

IRV DA PHENOM – Los Kangeles 
French Montana – Excuse My French
YMCMB – Rich Gang: Flashy Lifestyle

May 28

Aceyalone – Leanin’ On Slick
The-Dream – IV Play

June 18

Goodie Mob – Age Against The Machine

June 25

J. Cole – Born Sinner 
Tony Touch – Piece Maker 3 (50 MC’s Reunion)
Serengeti – Kenny Dennis
Tech N9ne – Something Else
Wale – The Gifted

July 2

Gucci Mane – Trap House III 

July 16

Ace Hood – Trials & Tribulations
Statik Selektah – Extended Play


Immortal Technique – The Martyr 2
Rebel Armz – TBA
Chris Brown – X
Future & Rocko – TBA
Dom Kennedy – Get Home Safely

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